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'GIF Hell' Website Keeps You Plugged Into The Bitmap Zeitgeist

.gif Hell is a new website that displays the most popular GIFs trending on Twitter in real time. Bookmark this page and you’ll never be left out of the meme loop again.


How To Solve Customer Service Disasters When All Else Fails

Dealing with the any of the big telcos, banks or energy companies is usually a total nightmare. You’ll be bounced from person to person over the phone before being “disconnected” and left to start the grind all over again. You have all done it before. So what do you do to solve your dramas when you’re at the end of your tether? Find the answers online, you will.


Fix Those Internet Annoyances This Weekend

The internet is loaded with useful tools and information, but annoyances often strew the online path. With some clever tricks and helpful tools you can eliminate many of the hassles. Get your internet experience in top form this weekend with these simple fixes.


How To Disappear From The Internet Forever

Sick of horribly embarrassing things showing up when potential employers Google your name? Tired of everyone knowing you live in a ground-floor apartment? Perhaps you just don’t like the fact the internet makes you easy to find. Thankfully, it’s not that hard to delete yourself entirely. Here’s how to do it.


Global Operation Sees Infamous 'Microsoft' Scammers Finally Taken Down [Updated]

An international operation four years in the making between Australian, North American and Canadian authorities has taken down one of the world’s largest — and coincidentally most annoying — fraud groups: the infamous phone scammers posing as Microsoft tech support employees. Here’s how it all went down.


How To Fight Your Online Addiction And Regain Control Of Your Attention

How much time do you spend each day responding to email, checking Facebook, sending and reading Tweets, aimlessly surfing your favourite websites and buying things you don’t need? How much time, in other words, do you spend doing stuff online that doesn’t add much value in your life, or in anyone else’s? Too much, I’m going to guess.


What's Your First Daily Online Task?

Research suggests that we still turn to email as the first thing we check online in the morning. Is that part of your routine?


Meet ForestFly, The Beauty Of HTML5

Check out this beautiful new Facebook photo gallery visualiser that’s built entirely out of native HTML5 elements, mainly using the Canvas tag. Using web-native technologies like Canvas and HTML5 Video/Audio elements, the seamless experience blurs the lines between what’s pre-recorded and what’s being generated live.


Keep Your Paid Gmail Or Picasa Storage Plan For Cheap Google Drive Storage

If you paid for extra Google storage space (shared across Gmail, Google Docs and Picasa) before the company introduced Google Drive on April 24, you’re in luck. That move gets you a huge discount on its new file storage tool Google Drive.


Seven Key Facts About What Aussies Do Online

The annual Communications Report from the Australian Communications and Media Authority offers a wealth of statistics about how we get online and what we do when we get there. Here are the seven which stuck out for us.